• Author(s): Jianing Yang, Xuweiyi Chen, Nikhil Madaan, Madhavan Iyengar, Shengyi Qian, David F. Fouhey, Joyce Chai

“3D-GRAND: Towards Better Grounding and Less Hallucination for 3D-LLMs” introduces a novel approach to enhance the performance of 3D large language models (3D-LLMs) by addressing two critical issues: grounding and hallucination. Grounding refers to the model’s ability to accurately associate textual descriptions with 3D visual data, while hallucination involves the generation of incorrect or irrelevant information by the model.

The proposed 3D-GRAND framework aims to improve the grounding of 3D-LLMs by incorporating a more robust and context-aware mechanism for linking textual and visual data. This is achieved through a multi-stage process that refines the model’s understanding of the 3D environment, ensuring that the generated descriptions are both accurate and contextually relevant. The framework also includes techniques to minimize hallucinations, thereby enhancing the overall reliability and usability of the model.

The 3D-GRAND framework is built on a foundation of advanced neural network architectures and training methodologies. It leverages a combination of supervised and unsupervised learning techniques to optimize the model’s performance across various tasks. The framework is designed to be adaptable, allowing it to handle a wide range of 3D environments and scenarios with minimal retraining.

Experimental results demonstrate the effectiveness of the 3D-GRAND framework in improving grounding and reducing hallucination. The paper provides quantitative evaluations on standard benchmarks, showing significant improvements over existing methods. Additionally, qualitative analyses highlight the model’s ability to generate accurate and contextually appropriate descriptions of 3D scenes.

The paper “3D-GRAND: Towards Better Grounding and Less Hallucination for 3D-LLMs” presents a significant advancement in the field of 3D large language models. By addressing the issues of grounding and hallucination, the 3D-GRAND framework enhances the performance and reliability of 3D-LLMs, making them more suitable for practical applications. This research contributes to the development of more accurate and context-aware language models capable of effectively interpreting and describing 3D environments.